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Volume 230, 20187th International Scientific Conference “Reliability and Durability of Railway Transport Engineering Structures and Buildings” (Transbud-2018)
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|16 November 2018
Ways of introduction of the high-speed movement of passenger trains in Ukraine
Department of Track and Track Facilities, Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport, Feierbakh Square 7, 61050, Kharkiv, Ukraine
2 Engineering systems “El-term”. Vosstaniya Square 7/8, 61000 Kharkov. Ukraine
* Corresponding author: Annshevc@gmail.com
The article describes the historical background of the introduction and development of high-speed traffic in the world. The main documents regulating the joint work of high-speed trains of the Commonwealth countries are considered. The main problems of high-speed traffic in Ukraine, and the railway as a whole are studied, analyzed, and described. Recommendations of the company SYSTRA, and the results of developments of Khargiprotrans JSC on the design, implementation and operation of high-speed highways in Ukraine are considered. In conclusion, the current state of the railways, the problems of the current track maintenance has been studied. For Ukraine, first of all, the fourth stage of construction which will connect Lviv with Kiev should be put into operation, based on the analysis of the passenger traffic of the State Committee of Statistics. In this direction, the roadbed and artificial structures are in satisfactory condition. The upper track structure of has sufficient strength. The effect of the profile on the speed of motion is compensated by the power of the locomotive.
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